More failures to install on Solaris

scion+gmp at scion+gmp at
Mon Jul 19 20:33:06 CEST 2004

Probably not.  We retired our farm of S1000s late last year.
But all of the libraries that we use are still v8+.  I'll
need to recompile over half of our locally installed apps
if I recompile libcrypto from OpenSSL.  That lib makes it's
presence known!  Given that performance is not that big an
issue (We're running Sparc/Solaris after all!), it'll take
us at least the rest of the year to get it all out of the
v8+ abi.  By then, we may well be running Opteron/Solaris
or even Opteron/FreeBSD.


From: Torbjorn Granlund <tg at>
Date: 19 Jul 2004 17:26:17 +0200

scion+gmp at writes:

  Indeed, That's the ticket.  The link chain took me back to
  -lcrypto.  Our is a sparc-v8+ so that one pkg
  can live on all of our sparcs.
  And so, compiling gmp, *and* nettle, (and pike and caudium)
  v8+ mode solved the problem.
Note that this will make GMP run about 2x slower.  Does v8
compatibility really matter, these days?



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